Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Psychology, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA-PSY) major at Landmark College is designed to prepare students for graduate study or entry-level positions in community mental health, education, public affairs, health, human resources, and a range of non-profit careers. Students might also pursue employment counseling, grant development, business or sales positions, all of which benefit from the study of psychology. Consistent with American Psychological Association (APA) standards, students in this major explore psychology, neurodiversity, and learning. Students will develop research skills and apply concepts  to solving problems and improving the world around them. Experiential opportunities and internships are designed for students to grow as professionals through self-reflection, collaboration, and project management.

Upon completion of the BA-PSY students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of key concepts, theories, and perspectives in psychology and neurodiversity as well as the scope and limitations of the discipline.
  2. Demonstrate the cultural competence to engage with all forms of social diversity.
  3. Use the scientific mode of inquiry to design research and think critically about psychology information and phenomena.
  4. Write and communicate effectively using discourse practices of the psychology field.
  5. Demonstrate career-ready, professional habits of continual improvement through self-reflection, collaboration, and project management.

To earn the B.A. in Psychology degree, students must complete 121 credits.

Major Requirements:

Foundation Knowledge:



General Education Core Requirements:

General Education requirements for all degrees are outlined the in the General Education section of this catalog.

Open Electives:

A maximum of 45 elective credits may be applied to this degree.

A minimum of 15 elective credits must be at the 3000-level or above.